Traditional Chinese Chicken Porridge

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In a Chinese household, porridge is what moms make when someone in the family is not feeling well. Pretty much the counterpart of a hearty chicken noodle soup. It’s soothing, flavorful, and nutritious. Porridge generally differs by region, and the differences…

Saucy Swedish Meatballs

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Remember those days when you used to stroll through Ikea for a new cabinet or chair and inevitably wander into the cafeteria because you caught a whiff of Swedish meatballs? Okay maybe that was just me. But that was my…

My Retreat in Japan

O Torii, Miyajima

I took a 10-day retreat to Japan with my husband to explore and get to know the country. Despite the countless times I have traveled to Japan, I’ve never had a chance to venture outside of Tokyo. We bought the Japan…